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Planned Closures on 31st Street North Bridge, in Birmingham

Posted on: February 3, 2017 at 4:48 pm

February 3, 2017

 

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 

Planned Closures on 31st Street North Bridge, in Birmingham

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY -. Weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation announces lane closures on the 31st Street North Bridge as follows:

 

The contractor for the above construction project is planning on implementing interstate double lane closures and rolling roadblocks for this coming week (2/6 – 2/10) on the I-59/20 Southbound (WB) and Northbound (EB) roadways to continue setting Steel Bridge Girders for the 31st Street North Bridge. These closures will be between the Tallapoosa Street (Exit 128) and the Red Mountain Expressway (Exit 126-A).  Please see the times and locations below:

 

 

  • Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m. the I-59 Southbound 2 Inside lanes near Milepost 127.5 will be closed until approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 7.

 

  • Tuesday, February 7 at 6 p.m. the I-59 Southbound 2 Inside lanes near Milepost 127.5 will be closed until approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, February 8.

 

  • Wednesday, February 8 at 7 p.m. the I-59 Northbound 2 Inside lanes near Milepost 126 will be closed until approximately 6 a.m. Thursday, February 9.

 

  • Thursday, February 9 at 7 p.m. the I-59 Northbound 2 Inside lanes near Milepost 126 will be closed until approximately 6 a.m. Friday, February 3.

 

  • Friday, February 10 at 7 p.m. the I-59 Northbound 2 Inside lanes near Milepost 126 will be closed until approximately 6 a.m. Saturday, February 4.

 

Rolling roadblocks will be implemented each night between the hours of 11 p.m. – 4 a.m. with traffic allowed to clear every 15 minutes.

 

State troopers will be on site to assist with blue lighting for the lane closures and the rolling roadblocks.

 

Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use extreme caution in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this Construction Operation to improve Alabama’s roadways.

 

ALDOT’s mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit www.dot.state.al.us.

 

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